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Re: IDE DMA mode in Big endian for mips

Subject: Re: IDE DMA mode in Big endian for mips
From: Atsushi Nemoto <>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 11:18:43 +0900 (JST)
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Organization: TOSHIBA Personal Computer System Corporation
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>>>>> On Wed, 17 Oct 2001 20:43:58 +0900 (JST), Atsushi Nemoto 
>>>>> <> said:
nemoto> Yes, I depend on hardware swapping on word/dword access.  It
nemoto> seems many pci drivers depend on this swapping too.

Sorry, last sentence might be wrong.  I doubt I have been
misunderstanding long time...

Can anybody explain me a PCI driver's policy of endianness?  Should we
use cpu_to_le32 with outl/writel?  Should we use cpu_to_le32 to write
32bit data to DMA area?

Thank you.
Atsushi Nemoto

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